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NHL FanDuel Picks for Wednesday, May 15, 2019

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

Optimal lineups are generated to demonstrate groups of players that work well together. This should be used only as a thought-starter for your lineups. This lineup may not conform to exact requirements of FanDuel (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the NHL FanDuel Optimizer.

C David Krejci
C Logan Couture
W Sean Kuraly
W David Backes
W Timo Meier
W Brad Marchand
D Dougie Hamilton
D Jaccob Slavin
G Tuukka Rask
Salary $54,800
Expected Points 133.35

Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.

Centers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Logan Couture ATL $8,000 19.00 2.38
Tomas Hertl ATL $7,500 14.95 1.99
Patrice Bergeron BOS $8,200 13.98 1.70
Sebastian Aho NJ $7,300 13.86 1.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Logan Couture ATL $8,000 19.00 2.38
Tomas Hertl ATL $7,500 14.95 1.99
Charlie Coyle BOS $5,200 10.20 1.96
Tyler Bozak EDM $4,400 8.64 1.96

Wings

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brad Marchand BOS $8,100 18.10 2.23
Vladimir Tarasenko EDM $7,700 15.22 1.98
David Pastrnak BOS $7,800 14.58 1.87
Timo Meier ATL $6,600 14.58 2.21
Jaden Schwartz EDM $7,100 14.42 2.03
Teuvo Teravainen WSH $7,200 13.80 1.92
Jake DeBrusk BOS $5,900 12.20 2.07
Justin Williams WSH $5,600 11.93 2.13

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sean Kuraly BOS $3,400 9.23 2.71
Brad Marchand BOS $8,100 18.10 2.23
Timo Meier ATL $6,600 14.58 2.21
David Backes BOS $3,600 7.80 2.17
Justin Williams WSH $5,600 11.93 2.13
Danton Heinen BOS $3,600 7.47 2.08
Jake DeBrusk BOS $5,900 12.20 2.07
Jaden Schwartz EDM $7,100 14.42 2.03

Defensemen

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Burns ATL $7,700 15.77 2.05
Alex Pietrangelo EDM $6,700 15.45 2.31
Dougie Hamilton WSH $5,300 13.29 2.51
Justin Faulk WSH $5,700 13.03 2.29

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dougie Hamilton WSH $5,300 13.29 2.51
Jaccob Slavin WSH $4,700 11.56 2.46
Alex Pietrangelo EDM $6,700 15.45 2.31
Justin Faulk WSH $5,700 13.03 2.29

Goalies

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tuukka Rask BOS $8,900 27.88 3.13
Petr Mrazek WSH $7,400 20.57 2.78
Jordan Binnington EDM $8,100 19.39 2.39
Martin Jones ATL $8,200 16.23 1.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tuukka Rask BOS $8,900 27.88 3.13
Petr Mrazek WSH $7,400 20.57 2.78
Jordan Binnington EDM $8,100 19.39 2.39
Martin Jones ATL $8,200 16.23 1.98

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Picks are updated regularly, but we advise that you keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries – those are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides no warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk. Sample lineups are provided as thought-starters, and are not intended for direct use.

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